Everywhere we turn some is hacking, coughing, or blowing their nose. With so many people sick and all the stories of how truly bad it has effected others is enough to scare even the most holistic and crunchiest of us to stock up on over-the-counter remedies, right? Nope, not this girl. I turn to my arsenal of oils and do what has worked for my family for years. We use OnGuard Touch Roller twice a day, everyday by applying it topically one our spine & bottom of our feet.
Then… my daughter came home from school and said her throat was irratated ~ Ugh! That’s when I look to my oils to the next level. Yes….FLOOM! FLOOM is a blend of essential oils that we use when the ICK has entered the house. Frankincense, Lemon, Oregano, OnGuard, and Melaleuca all in a roller bottle topped off with FCO (Fractinated Coconut Oil). Same application as before but we then do it 3-4 times a day.
Daughter number 2 wakes up Saturday morning with crazy head tension. This is very unusually for her. She came right to me and asked for what oil to use. I handed her the Frankincense Touch Roller. I had her apply it directly to her forehead near her hair line. She went and layed down on the couch and moments later was right as rain.
A week went by and I am so grateful we are all healthy as horses.
Two days ago I woke up with crazy sinus pressure on the right side of my nose. I have dealt with seasonal threats for years so I wondered what could be the cause as it is still winter. My best guess is all the construction on my street. They have been doing lots of digging and moving dirt. I applied melaleuca directly to my sinus area but away from my eye. I had to do that for 2 days. It never got worse and is all gone today. It amazes me how effective high quality natural solutions are.
I was on over-the-counter solutions for 10 years for seasonal threats. Which is crazy enough because I was raised on a farm and never had any season threats until I moved to the western part of the state, only 4 hours from my hometown. I had to take a tiny white tablet everyday or I was a hot mess. Runny nose, weepy itchy eyes, and who knows what draining down my throat ~ ew! I remember buying my seasonal threats solutions from the local ‘three letter’ drug store but only when they were on sale. Making sure I got the packs that had the extras in the pack. I did rain checks and stacked them with coupons so I they would be more affordable. The time & energy I wasted as I think back is enough to make me nuts.
***If you want more information on the OnGuard Touch Roller, FLOOM blend, Frankincense Touch Roller, or Melaleuca message me. I am happy to help.
I tend to go for the Citrus & Trees. I love the Wild Orange, Citrus Bliss & Lemon for their uplifting and motivating benefits.
Flowers: Reach for floral oils as they contain powerful benefits to healing and improving the overall appearance of your skin. They can reduce the appearance of fine lines, spots, scars, and any dry skin irritations.
Trees: Reach for the tree oils when looking to provide muscular/inflammation/pain relief. Think Frankincense, Cypress, and even Copaiba. These oils have a unique ability to affect muscles and connective tissue to support muscular function on a cellular level.
Herbs: These oils contain anti microbial, antibacterial, antiseptic and antiviral properties. Applying them topically or taking them internally will help bring the immune system back to balance and keep you healthy. Cinnamon, Oregano, Black Pepper are top oils in this category.
Citrus: Looking for some mood support? Turn to citrus oils. They have a unique way of providing a calming yet uplifting effect to your mind and body. Add Wild Orange to your water for emotional support throughout the day. Or diffuse Bergamot for the ultimate stress relief.
Did you know that common products as simple as baby powder like this one from Johnson & Johnson’s contains toxins and allergens?
Why not make your own!? Easy peasy plus 100% natural and non-toxic! Add some doTERRA Lavender & Roman Chamomile for extra soothing and calming qualities for babe.
Emotional Aromatherapy? I started diffusing so the house smells good. But now I also make myself & other feel better too.
Intense. Anxious. Depressive. Stressed. Overwhelmed. Nervous. Frustrated.
Not “Happy Holiday” feelings.
This time of year seems to bring many of us into a place of anxious feelingsTrying to meet our own & others expectations is challenging. Now it doesn’t have to stay that way!
Oftentimes, memories of Christmas’ past can be sad, or cause pain, and not be the joyful reminders that others would expect. Our thoughts, memories, and feelings should be observed, respected, and explored, but your mind does not have to settle there.
Take care of you today, and every day, as we get closer to this “Most Wonderful Time of the Year”. Essential oils are not only physically, and medicinally supportive, a large part of the effectiveness of doTERRA essential oils resides within their emotional benefits. They can support you to recognize, address and release unwanted emotions.
Meet your body and mind where it’s at. That’s good mental health.
Have ya heard? Kale is a super-food. But…..I hate the taste of Kale!
Here is my wfpb – recipe for delicious Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes with Super-Food Kale.
Take a 1/2 a bag of Kale (I use Trader Joe’s Organic) and fill up your food processor.
And what pulse until it is in bits but stop before you end up with pesto.
Place your Kale flakes in a bowl and set aside.
Next change your attachment to the slicer. Slice 2 large yellow onions. Place sliced onions in a bowl and set aside.
Now slice the potatoes. Place in a bowl and set aside.
This is my set up for assembling:
Get your favorite Cheesy Sauce (see ingredients) and get started.
1st we add a little cheesy sauce to the bottom of the dish. Your first layer are the potatoes, then the onions, topped with a sprinkle the kale flakes. Then add salt & pepper (optional).
Repeat for the second and third layers. Top the third layer with some cheesy sauce. Your final layer is just potatoes topped with the rest of the cheesy sauce. Add Salt & Pepper (optional).
Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour & 15 minutes. Take off foil and brown top for another 5 minutes (optional). Enjoy!
- 2.5 lbs Yukon Potatoes
- 6 Cups Kale = 1/2 bag of Trader Joe’s 10 oz Organic Tuscan Kale Cut & Washed
- 2 Large Yellow Onions
- 1 quart Cheesy Sauce (CFDG Cheesy Sauce)
- Salt & Pepper to taste (optional)
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I love the Holidays, really I do. But with the Family, Friends, extra cleaning, extra cooking, shopping, all the gatherings, not to mention all the germs… it can be exhausting.
Although I have a full arsenal of oils at home there are times I need them out & about. So this is my support that is in my bag at all times.
The ones I don’t want out of arms reach!
💧Immune support (getting sick multiple times per year is not normal.).
💧Mood balancing (my two favorite smells).
💧Easing head tension pain (cold weather, guests, and traveling, plus Christmas music.
💧Healthy inflammatory response (maintenance is key).
💧And a delicious energy boost (gotta get stuff done)!
Yes, essential oils can do all of that! Now that I’ve experienced it, I won’t ever go back to just winging it through life.
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